Health & Human Services General News
Possible Garbage Service Disruption Due to Weather - Release date: 12/06/2013
Some routes are being disrupted because of poor road conditions. Get instructions for what to do if your garbage isn't picked up today.
2013 Paws for Justice II Conference - Release date: 10/08/2013
Paws For Justice II - The Domestic Violence/Animal Abuse Link: How to recognize the problem; what to do when you see it.
Washington County Employee Honored for Outstanding Work in Addiction Services - Release date: 12/07/2012
Senior Program Educator Andy Cartmill was named "Educator of the Week" by K103-FM.
Boil Water Notice Has Been Lifted - Release date: 11/22/2012
The boil water notice for Tigard has been lifted.
Gingerbread Dog House Contest 2012 - Release date: 10/31/2012
Build your dream gingerbread house, and help support the pets at the Bonnie L. Hays Small Animal Shelter.
Boil Water Notice for Some Eastern-County Communities - Release date: 07/21/2012
UPDATE: Boil water notice has ended. The City of Portland’s Water Bureau issued a boil water notice Saturday for some communities along the eastern border of Washington County.
Dogs On Parade is back at Hillsboro Tuesday Marketplace - Release date: 07/09/2012
Contests, prizes, and fun in store at Dogs On Parade on July 17th!
Pertussis in Washington County - Release date: 06/01/2012
Infants are particularly vulnerable to this highly contagious respiratory disease. Información en Español.
Pose for a Picture, Be on a Poster! - Release date: 05/03/2012
Visit us at the NW Pet & Companion Fair and win a chance for your dog to be on our Dogs on Parade Poster!
Memorial Day Ceremony - Save the Date! - Release date: 04/17/2012
Join us as we honor our nation's brave service members who made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty.
Garbage and Recycling Collection Service Interruptions - Release date: 01/09/2012
Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about storm-interruptions (snow and ice) to regularly scheduled garbage and recycling collection services in Washington County.
Veterans Benefits and Job Fair at Willow Creek - Release date: 09/15/2011
Veterans and their families needing assistance are invited to attend a Veterans Benefits and Job Fair at the Willow Creek Center from 10am to 2pm on Wednesday, September 28, 2011.
Fresh Strawberries from a Farm Field in Washington County Implicated in E. Coli O157 Outbreak in NW Oregon - Release date: 08/08/2011
Oregon Public Health officials have identified fresh strawberries from a Newberg farm with fields in Washington County as the source of a cluster of E. coli O157:H7 infections. Health officials are urging consumers who may have purchased strawberries from a road-side fruit stand or farmer's market in the area last month to throw them out.
Don’t Let Mosquitoes Make a Meal of You! - Release date: 06/23/2011
Avoid mosquito bites and remove containers of standing water and other items that can become habitat for breeding mosquitoes.
Proposed Garbage and Recycling Collection Rate Increases - Release date: 06/02/2011
Announcement of a Public Meeting on June 9, 2011 to discuss proposed garbage and recycling collection rate increases for unincorporated Washington County customers.
No Public Health Risk in Oregon from Japanese Radiation Events - Release date: 03/15/2011
There is no health risk to the public in Oregon due to the recent radiation releases in Japan.
Buzzie Finds a New Family - Release date: 10/05/2010
The video shows what happens when a lost dog is brought to the Bonnie Hays Animal Shelter, including its adoption by a loving family.
Bonnie Hays Animal Shelter Announces 9 Hole Golf Tournament Fundraiser - Release date: 09/01/2010
Enter soon for your chance to win prizes, including $50,000 for a hole-in-one. All proceeds from the golf tournament benefit the animals at the Bonnie Hays Animal shelter.
Washington County Animal Services Featured on KATU-TV - Release date: 06/14/2010
KATU television reporter Dan Tilkin spent some time following an Animal Services Officer from Washington County Animal Services and takes a glimpse into the life of an "animal cop".
Visit us at the NW Pet & Companion Fair - Release date: 04/16/2010
The 2010 NW Pet & Companion Fair is one of the largest pet events in the Northwest.